The Democratic choice is clear.
Regina Lewis-Ward is effective leadership to serve Henry, Rockdale, and Newton Counties.
Regina is a native of Brooklyn, New York. She grew up with her mother, father, and siblings in public housing and attended public schools. As a young girl, Regina’s parents taught her to work hard and always tell the truth. After more than twenty years in management with NYC Transit, she retired and has been a resident of Henry County, GA for more than fifteen years.
In 2014, Regina joined the City of Stockbridge, GA council and created a Citizens Academy to acquaint locals with government activities. Lewis-Ward became a voice for families with disabled children and received public support to use federal funds to upgrade parks with adaptable playground equipment.
Regina supports free quality public education and partners with educators to fight for third grade reading proficiency. She works with the NAACP Advisory Council for Education Excellence to provide community oversight on pubic school policies and procedures. As vice chair of Georgia Women in Agriculture Association, Regina connects with underserved students and farmers to develop healthy communities.
Regina knows that small businesses contribute to local economies by bringing growth, innovation, and jobs to the community. In Henry County she led the business tech incubator pilot program to develop new and start-up companies.
Regina works towards ensuring a fair democracy and in partnership with the League of Women Voters of GA, she leads the initative to observe the Board of Elections meetings through the Observer Corp program. In her role as chair, Political and Legislative Committee, with the Henry County Democratic Women, Regina delivers legislative updates to women regarding issues that matter most and advocates with Ratify ERA Georgia, 38 to seek the state’s approval to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
In 2008, the National Association of Realtors, awarded Regina a grant for Diversity Leadership and in 2013 Regina recieved the distinguished Spotlight Award for outstanding community contributions.